Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Using gels and tints, part of Learning Tiffen Dfx.
- Another lighting technique is the use of gel.…Color gels are often placed in front of lights…to shift things…and sometimes people will put them on their flashes…or introduce them even over a lens.…A gel is essentially a translucent piece of geletin…that can often contain color…and these colors can be added to a scene.…Let's make this a smart object…and apply the DFX package.…The gels category gives you several traditional gels…that relate to products available from Tiffen.…
You'll see the numbers dialing in particular colors…such as a pink gel…or adding in a peaches tone…sepia…and this is really an extensive list.…If I scroll down here…there are literally hundreds of lighting gels…that relate to products that Tiffen sells.…These gels can be a bit overwhelming…but there's literally thousands of choices.…To make it easier you can narrow it down.…For example taking a look at some of the Rosco gels…and go right in.…
These are often used here for color balancing…for dealing with different lighting conditions.…CTO is often used to neutralize a color cast.…
- Running Tiffen Dfx as a video or photo plugin
- Choosing a category and a filter
- Working with filter presets
- Limiting filters with masks
- Masking for precision
- Processing film with Film Lab filters
- Using the HFX Diffusion filters
- Correcting color and lens issues
- Refining light
- Using special effects
Skill Level Intermediate
1. An Overview of Tiffen Dfx
2. The Dfx Workflow
3. Masking for Precision
4. Film Lab Essentials
5. HFX Diffusion Essentials
6. HFX Gradients and Tints
7. Modifying the Image
8. Correcting Lens Issues and Adding Effects
9. Refining Light
10. Using Special Effects
Final thoughts1m 29s
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